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From neuroscience to gender justice to films screenings and alumni gatherings across South Asia, SAI has an exciting summer planned both on campus and in the region. Check this space for details, and continue to check the website throughout the summer as events are added.

SAI Summer Film Series

Harvard Campus – Thursdays, June 27 – August 1

The South Asia Institute, in conjunction with Harvard Summer School’s course ‘Beginning Hindi,’ presents the third annual film series. Showing a mixture of films from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, the film series will be held on Thursdays from June 27 through August 1 at S010, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA. View the full schedule here.

Frontiers in Neuroscience

ITT Delhi – Saturday, June 29

As part of the Resonance Initiative, a collaboration between MIT, Harvard, and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, a half day conference on the ‘Frontiers of Neuroscience’ will be held at the ITT campus in Delhi, featuring presentations by Harvard and MIT faculty, and speakers from industry, government and business, who will share the challenges they are grappling with in the broad domain of neuroscience. More information on the event, and resonance program, here.

Alumni Events in Karachi and Lahore

Karachi, July 2 and Lahore, July 4

An evening of reconnecting with Harvard alumni and classmates from all over Pakistan! The venue for both cities will be communicated via email to registered guests only. Register here. Meena Hewett, Executive Director of Harvard South Asia Institute (SAI), will be visiting the region to explore collaborations between key stakeholders in Pakistan and Harvard University. The alumni network in Pakistan is a critical resource to be brought into the conversation.
Organizers: Harvard Club of Pakistan, Harvard Pakistan Student Group, HBS Club of Pakistan

Gender Justice, Criminal Law, and Curricular Reforms Conference

India International Centre, Delhi – Friday & Saturday, July 12 – 13

This conference will be the first step in convening a group of stakeholders from the public and private sectors, the academy, service providers and NGOs. The meeting will provide an opportunity for information exchange and discussion across a range of issues – legislative, educational, policy and service oriented – relevant to sexual assault and gender violence in India and, more generally, South Asia. More details on the event, available here.

One Harvard, Young Harvard

India International Centre, Delhi – Thursday, July 18

Join current Harvard students and alumni for a night of socializing and networking. Open to Harvard students, alumni, and guests. Check our website for registration details.

Child and Adolescents in India – A Critical Rights Agenda

India Habitat Centre, Delhi – Thursday, July 25

Cosponsored with the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights and the India Institute of Public Health, this event will focus on issues of adolescent empowerment, child protection, challenges to implementation, and next steps. More details on this event to follow.